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HerStory: Intersectional Feminism

Posted about 21 days ago by Rebecca S

Posted in History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with autobiographies, discrimination, feminism, feminists, intersectionality, memoirs, racism, sexism, social issues, Steinem Sisters Collection, women authors, women's history and Women's History Month

In celebration of Women's History Month, join the Steinem Sisters Collection for HerStory: Intersectional Feminism. Featuring four of the Toledo region’s most celebrated women’s activists and forward-thinkers, this special program will investigate how the feminist movement can be more diverse and inclusive through a renewed focus on intersectionality.

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Equal Pay Day: An Intersectional Approach

Posted about 1 month ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Nonfiction | Tagged with equal rights, equality, feminism, feminists, inequality, intersectionality, labor relations, personal narratives, programs, sex discrimination, sexism, social conditions, Steinem Sisters, wages, Woman's History Month, women, women authors, women's rights and workplace issues

Equal Pay Day is the symbolic marker of how long it takes for women to earn as much as men did the preceding year. Continue reading to learn more about this incredibly important issue that should concern everyone in our modern society.

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Raising Awareness: The Silent Witness Project at TLCPL

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education and History and Politics | Tagged with advocacy, children, domestic violence, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Silent Witness, Steinem Sisters and women

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join the Steinem Sisters Collection @ TLCPL as we honor those lost to domestic violence in the Toledo area.

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Afternoon with the Monster: 200 Years of Frankenstein

Posted about 1 year ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Fiction and Graphic Novels, History and Politics and Movies and Music | Tagged with classic films, drama, events, Frankenstein, Horror Fiction, monster movies, Sci-Fi and Young Frankenstein

Originally published anonymously on January 1, 1818, the legend of how Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley first conceived of Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus is as famous as the Monster it immortalized.

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Research 101: Using Library Databases to Find Scholarly Sources

Posted about 1 year ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Business and Investing, Education, Fiction and Graphic Novels, History and Politics, Nonfiction and Research and Resources | Tagged with articles, database searching, Databases, educational tools, library databases, library resources , peer reviewed articles, research databases, research tools, scholarly sources and student research

Research with TLCPL is now easier then ever before! By utilizing our research option on the homepage, library users can explore a world of databases that offer appropriate, scholarly resources fit for use in class assignments.

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Beyond the Best Sellers: Mysteries and Thrillers

Posted about 1 year ago by Rebecca S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Graphic Novels, Mysteries and Thrillers and New: Books and Movies | Tagged with book lists, cold cases, Detective and mystery stories, detectives, Dysfunctional families -- Fiction, Great Britain, historical mysteries, legal thriller, Literary fiction, murder mysteries, Mysteries, Nordic Noir, Psychological Fiction, Psychological Thriller, regency fiction, Suspense Fiction and Thrillers

Like mysteries and thrillers, but struggling to find something new? Check out our list of the best mysteries and thrillers of 2017 that have flown under the radar.

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